Theranos’s groundbreaking proprietary technology promised to revolutionize healthcare with just a drop of blood from a finger prick. The company, led by its founder Elizabeth Holmes, would raise over $900 million and become a darling in the tech community. That is until a Wall Street
When Borders was founded in 1971, it was one of the most pioneering companies in the book business, quickly becoming one of the most dominant players in the space. For 40 years, it was known as one of the retail behemoths, but then came the
Zoom University, online schooling, distance learning. However, you want to phrase it, going to school from home is hard. Whether you are a college student or a 4th grader, the transition of being surrounded by friends to zero fun and staring at a screen all
When you are running a small business, every pound counts. Banking is an important thing for small businesses, both for themselves and customers. It is important for them to know that credit card and checking accounts can incur more fees – often at higher amounts
Entrepreneurs fresh in their industry are typically starting out behind major players who are dominating the sphere. To get their businesses off the ground, they need to raise funds, with these coming from a variety of potential acquisition methods. Presumably starting out with not a
An active soldier for the United States Special Operations Command, a writer and lecturer on advanced intelligence theory and asymmetric warfare for the U.S. military, as well as a stuntman, a window washer, a computational linguist, and a touring rock star, in addition to being
“I feel a responsibility to speak out on the things that I feel strongly convicted about, but sometimes it does come at a cost.” Growing up in a family that encouraged the creative arts, Leslie Hunt realized from an early age that she wanted to
“When I was 15, I watched Independence Day for the very ﬁrst time. I was so shocked by all the various special eﬀects that were turning imagination into reality. After watching the ﬁlm, I carefully watched the credits at the end. When I noticed the
Ryan Robinson wrote an article for Forbes entitled “5 Financial Mistakes Solopreneurs Make When Starting a Business.” As insightful as I found it to be, I wanted to take a different approach in explaining some of the challenges he outlined regarding starting a business, specifically
Business suit, waist coat, and tie. That was the business world uniform from time immemorial. But no longer. These days casual wear is the uniform of the entrepreneur. I am of the age when this wasn’t the norm. If you were a business person you
For most people, playing sports is just another way to have fun with friends, let off steam, or get some exercise. But for entrepreneurs, sometimes it means something more. Meet Derrick McNeil. Growing up in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Derrick loved playing sports and even attended college
When the lockdowns first began last year, every entrepreneur had to learn how to adapt to a new society where social distancing was the norm and most business was conducted online. Although many businesses were able to thrive during the pandemic, some, understandably, did not.
A lot about diversity in Hollywood has been discussed, but there is still an important question that hasn’t been addressed. How can Asian Americans be better represented on the silver screen? Fresh Off the Boat made waves in February of 2015 by being the first
So you want to roll the dice in the stock market? Don’t get it twisted, investing in stocks is a complete gamble. And just like on a casino floor—there is no such thing as a sure thing. But there are ways to push the odds
Was there any greater news this year than when it was announced the first vaccines shipped out this week? Most of the world has been waiting with bated breath for news like this since March. However, now the question becomes, who gets the vaccine first?